Freestyle Friday


Oh, some of us like to watch and some like to dance Though we all wake up with the same stamp on our hands Counting stars and counting cars and just counting miles Doing it freestyle, you style, me style Ain’t got nowhere to be child ~Lady Antebellum ~~~~~ Freestyle: a performance or routine featuring… Continue reading Freestyle

Adventures in Imperfection · Guest Posts · Humor

That time my daughter found Nemo–then ate him (A Freshly Pressed Encore by Ned Hickson)

Happy Monday! You are in for a real treat today as my awesome blogger buddy, Ned Hickson, fills in for me. Ned is a syndicated columnist with News Media Corporation. His first book, Humor at the Speed of Life, is available from Port Hole Publications, or Barnes & Noble. His book occupies a spot on my desk… Continue reading That time my daughter found Nemo–then ate him (A Freshly Pressed Encore by Ned Hickson)

Humor · Sports

Is it just me, or is it freezing in here? (Royals baseball, baby!)

“When hell freezes over” is a phrase reserved for the impossible, improbable and “no way” type situations. I’ve heard hubs say the words when I mention him in skinny jeans as well as every time I have predicted that the Royals were heading into the post season. Well, BD…read it and weep: Our cousin, Nancy, posted this Atlanta… Continue reading Is it just me, or is it freezing in here? (Royals baseball, baby!)

Adventures in Imperfection


You’ve seen these homes. The houses with windows boarded up, grass growing in sidewalk cracks and condemned written in graffiti across the stripped siding. Mamas roll the strollers faster when they reach it on the sidewalk and dogs get antsy if you linger too long. That’s going to be my house real soon if we don’t figure… Continue reading Smell-ma-geddon

Friday Fun

It’s a good thing he’s cute…

Dear Dad, I’m reaching out to you before Mom tattles on me. I think she’s pretty mad, so if she shows up before you finish reading, just hide me somewhere. The Rat Rod will do. I’m very sorry about what happened out on the trail last week. I didn’t know that her knee was hurting before we… Continue reading It’s a good thing he’s cute…

Adventures in Imperfection · Inspirational People

Unpolished and Earthy (Blog Tour)

Hey friends, Welcome to the unpolished, earthy leg of the Blog Tour happening right now in my neck of the woods. No hiking gear required though we might need a mower (and strapping hired hand) to get us out of the weeds. More on that later. A huge and humble thank you to Karen at Mended Musings for inviting me… Continue reading Unpolished and Earthy (Blog Tour)

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Pity Party

  “After carefully reviewing all the applicant packages, I regret to inform you that your package was not selected to move forward in this year’s residency selection process.” Wait. What? I didn’t even know I had a package! Back up four months and allow me to explain. If you remember, I applied for the #AmtrakResidency… Continue reading Pity Party

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Yanked out Insides and Silly Numerical Expressions

It’s 7:23 a.m. and in about 24 hours, I’ll be back at my desk, ear bud in place and working again. Medical leave has done left the building! Thanks to everyone who sent me well wishes and reminders to lay low and rest (I tried!!) The surgery wasn’t serious and recovery was uneventful minus the… Continue reading Yanked out Insides and Silly Numerical Expressions

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When the pony tail hits the fan….

Happy Monday! I hope today finds you rested, refreshed and ready for another week of chaos and adventure. This mama hen had a fantastic weekend with all of my chicks, chick’s friends and Rooster under the same roof. We ate hearty food, enjoyed the sunshine and mostly avoided injury in a wild Girls vs. Boys whiffle… Continue reading When the pony tail hits the fan….

Friday Fun

Time for some Kitchen Dancing!

Say what you think Love who you love ‘Cause you just get So many trips ’round the sun ~Kasey Musgraves, Follow your Arrow This month marks my 47th trip around the sun. While age is not something a woman wants to talk about, you caught me at a “peace with myself” moment and I thought, “What… Continue reading Time for some Kitchen Dancing!